Leading environmental engineering firm announces addition of new senior technician.
RENO, Nev. — Broadbent & Associates, Inc. (Broadbent), a full-service environmental, water resource, and civil engineering firm, is proud to announce the addition of Don Andrae as senior technician at their Elko location. Andrae, formerly a lead environmental technician with Nevada Gold Mines, joins Broadbent with more than 30 years of experience in both mining and environmental sampling.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Don to our team,” said Randy Miller, vice president and principal engineer at Broadbent. “It is exciting to see our presence in Elko grow, after opening our office in September of last year, and we look forward to the continued growth and success that Don will help us achieve.”
In his role with Nevada Gold Mines, Andrae conducted all types of environmental compliance sampling and monitoring, which included surface water and groundwater monitoring, slurry sampling, soil sampling, creek flow monitoring, process fluid sampling, water pollution control permit compliance monitoring and telemetry. He also spent nine years as a lead metallurgical technician in milling operations and nine years in an assay laboratory, which included one year as a lab shift supervisor. Andrae holds certifications in environmental sampling from Nielson Environmental School as well as data logging from Campbell Scientific.
“Don’s expertise significantly bolsters our capability in providing environmental field services in Elko,” said Ryle Yopps, Broadbent’s Elko lead project manager. “He is a strong addition to our team.”
Currently, Broadbent offers the following services in Elko and the surrounding area: air quality permitting and stack testing, civil engineering and permitting, cultural resource management, emergency response, environmental assessment and remediation, environmental field services, industrial hygiene and health and safety, petroleum contaminated soil (PCS) management, water/wastewater facility operations, and water resources. Recent projects include air and groundwater monitoring, updating and supporting PCS management programs, pit lake and solids sampling, well transducer and pump installation, cultural resource management surveys, exposure assessment plans, and water/wastewater operations.
About Broadbent & Associates, Inc.
Broadbent is a full-service environmental, water resource, and civil engineering firm. With a staff of approximately 100 employees, Broadbent has ten offices in seven states serving clients in the United States and beyond. Their mission is to build long-term client relationships by providing sound, valuable solutions to comprehensive environmental and resource management concerns. For more information on Broadbent, visit www.broadbentinc.com.